The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 - 112
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 511 689 733
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.22% 29.63% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 376 350
Median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.31% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.55 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.90 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Berkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Cadence
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (50.00%) HDFS
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cadence
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle